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[Africa] Mauritius looks to snuff out more cigarettes with new campaign

Health minister Lormus Bundhoo said that new laws would be enforced to allow for more graphic warnings on cigarette packs while there would be a clamp-down on the sale of tobacco products to juveniles. The government was looking at a complete ban of tob
Africa Review (ke)
added May 22, 2013 07:22
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[Somalia] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contraband tobacco is a $1b trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:54
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[Africa] Morocco to Increase Cigarettes Prices in January

a request has been submitted to the Ministry of General Affairs by the Moroccan company of tobacco (SMT), a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco, in order to increase the prices of cigarette brands most consumed by Moroccan smokers.... The increase is due to
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:43
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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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[Africa] Zambia: Tobacco to Be Priced in Kwacha

Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) board secretary Samson Muyembe confirmed in an interview yesterday that the Government had restricted the buying of the tobacco using the Kwacha. By yesterday, tobacco marketing was expected to be opened and strictly manage
All-Africa.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50
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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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